Re: Exporting and Importing SQL Statement Cache

From: Palooka <>
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2008 01:13:51 +0000
Message-ID: <hZ%Yk.31613$8r3.10265@newsfe24.ams2>

joel garry wrote:
> On Dec 1, 3:11 pm, Palooka <> wrote:

>> I think it depends on your definition of "free". There may be no
>> additional oracle licence costs, but it can still cost the enterprise
>> big dollars to plan, regression test and implement a version upgrade,
>> which in and of itself offers little or nothing by way of new
>> functionality, unless it is actually used.
>> Just saying...
>> Palooka

> We agree, only I say moreso. :-)
> Of course, Stevo said "My manager knows we need to hire a DBA but in
> the meantime I'm obliged to try and help." From my experience, that
> means the planning and regression testing is either ascribed too much
> cost (so put off until disaster) or short shrift (do with what
> insufficient resources you have, leading to pleas for help here). So,
> XE may not be the best way to train someone to be a DBA, but it can
> suggest some limited subset of problems that could quickly say "it
> might work" or "definitely will be a problem."

Points taken. I'd still recommend that Stevo's manager hires a competent DBA rather than messing about. Depends on the size of the shop, and the

    criticality of the app, I suppose.

Palooka Received on Mon Dec 01 2008 - 19:13:51 CST

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